Small earthquake strikes near Monterey County

BENITO COUNTY (KRON) — Tuesday morning a small earthquake struck just east of Monterey County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake hit at 10:06 a.m. between San Benito and Bitterwater, east of state Highway 25 in San Benito County.

The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 and a depth of about 1 mile.

There are no reports of injuries or damage.

No further details are available at this time.

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